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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, October 29, 2021


Thank you for your interest in presenting a poster at the CADCA's 32nd Annual National Leadership Forum. Please note that this Call for Coalitions Ideas Fair Poster Display Proposals is open to coalitions (youth or adult presenters, or both) and to researchers and students in the substance use prevention field.


The Coalition Ideas Fair is a poster presentation session in which emerging prevention research and cutting-edge strategies and implementation in coalition work are displayed. CADCA is actively seeking submissions from coalitions, students and researchers that feature innovative approaches to coalition work, recent successful outcomes in addressing substance use issues, up-to-date interventions and strategies, particularly environmental level strategies, and recent original substance use research. Submissions on community assessments and community-based participatory research will also be considered.

(1) COALITION IDEAS FAIR PRESENTER OBLIGATIONS: (Please read carefully and be sure you can meet these obligations before submitting a proposal):
The Ideas Fair Virtual Poster Presentations will take place on Monday, January 31 @ 5 -6:30 pm EDT.
Additional presentation times include Networking Continental Breakfasts on Tuesday, February 1 and Wednesday, February 2.

(2) COALITIONS IDEAS FAIR PRESENTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION: If selected as a Coalitions Ideas Fair Display, the lead presenter (only) will receive a reduced registration rate of $450. Any additional presenters will pay their full applicable registration rate.



The following pages include questions regarding your proposed Coalitions Ideas Fair Poster submission. Please answer all questions completely, yet succinctly. A selection committee will be formed to review and score the submissions.


Notifications (of acceptance) will be sent no sooner than November 15, 2021.


Note: Secondary presenters for Coalition Ideas Fair Displays do NOT receive a registration discount.

Tertiary presenters for Coalition Ideas Fair Displays do NOT receive a registration discount.

Submission Details

Please note that information you provide here will be utilized in the CADCA Forum event website and app. Please be sure that the information is inputted accurately and without grammar and spelling errors.

We will use this response in the Forum program. The goal for your description is to draw attendees in to stop by your Coalition Ideas Fair Display. Your description is limited to 150 words.

In the below section, please list and describe at least (3) results of your research or specific outcomes (tangible and measurable successes) experienced as a result of having implemented this idea in your community.

In the section below, please list and describe at least (3) critical "lessons learned" through the process of conducting this research or developing and implementing this idea in your community: